Piyush Chawla (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Family, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More
Bio Real NamePiyush Chawla NicknameParas ProfessionIndian Cricketer (All-rounder) Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm in meters- 1.68 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 6” Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 63 kg in Pounds- 139 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 39 Inches - Waist: 33 Inches - Biceps: 11.5 Inches Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Cricket International DebutTest- 9 March 2006 vs England in Mohali ODI- 12 May 2007 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka T20- 2 May 2010 vs South Africa in St Lucia Coach/MentorNot Known Jersey Number#11 (India) Domestic/State TeamsUttar Pradesh, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex, Somerset, Kolkata Knight Riders Batting StyleRight Handed Bat Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium Nature on fieldAggressive Records/Achievements (main ones)• While playing against England U-19 in 2004, Chawla took 13 wickets in two test matches averaging just above 12. • In his first-class debut match against South Zone in Duleep Trophy 2005-06, Chawla contributed 60 runs to the eight-wicket stand of 92 runs with Harvinder Singh. • Chawla claimed 4 wickets in 8 overs conceding just 8 runs in the 2006 U-19 World Cup final. He also scored unbeaten 25 runs knock in the match. • While playing for Sussex County Club in 2009, Chawla took 8 wickets in a match against Worcestershire. He performed quite good with the bat as well by scoring 102 not out after facing only 86 deliveries while batting at number 9. Career Turning PointHis considerable performance in the Under-19 World Cup 2006 got him an early call-up from the Indian National team's test squad for the series against England. Personal Life Date of Birth24 December 1988 Age (as in 2016)28 Years Birth PlaceAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn NationalityIndian HometownAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India FamilyFather- Pramod Kumar Chawla Mother- Not Known Brother- Not Known Sister- Not Known ReligionHinduism HobbiesListening to music Favourites Favourite CricketerAnil Kumble Girls, Family & More Marital StatusMarried Affairs/GirlfriendsAnubhuti Chauhan WifeAnubhuti Chauhan (m. 2013)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Piyush Chawla
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He was just 16 when he took the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar in a domestic match. Chawla considers the wicket to be the most cherished wicket.
Chawla has 17 years 75 days when he first played for India in the test format and became the second youngest player to play for India after Sachin Tendulkar.
He holds different personalities for different formats. Chawla is being considered as a specialist leg spinner in the international team, while he shows his intent as a quality all-rounder in the domestic cricket.
Chawla in an interview to the EspnCricinfo revealed his favourite Uttar Pradesh phase, which is “Chidha rahe ho boss? (You teasing me, mate?)”.
Whenever he was dropped from the Indian team, former Indian leg-break bowler, Anil Kumble motivated him.
He says his shorter height has always been a boon rather than a curse for him. It, according to Chawla, gives him an enough space to flight the ball, which is quite useful for the spin bowlers.
In an interview, he said that he would pay anything to see Sachin Tendulkar playing against his arch rival Shane Warne.